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Semi flips on 97C

update: The vehicle incident from Pennask Summit (1728 metres) to Brenda Mine Road Exit is now clear.

7:30 a.m. update: The highway has been reopened to one lane Highway 97C eastbound. The route was closed after a semi flipped on its side near the Brenda Mine exit.


6:30 a.m. original story: DriveBC reports that Highway 97C is closed eastbound.

The route is closed from Pennask Summit (1728 metres) to Brenda Mine Road Exit (10.1 km) because of a vehicle incident.

There is no detour available.

The closure was announced at 6:30 a.m. Friday, the estimated time of opening is 7:30 a.m..

If you are on 97C or the Coquihalla send photos and video to [email protected]

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